Prosthodontics is a 3 year dental specialty recognized by the American Dental Association. This specialty focus on dental esthetics, crowns, bridges, veneers, inlays, complete and removable partial dentures, dental implants, joint (TMJ) problems, traumatic injuries to the mouth’s structures, congenital or birth anomalies to teeth, snoring, sleep disorders, and oral cancer reconstruction and continuing care. A prosthodontist is committed to the highest standards of care in the restoration and replacement of teeth.
Prosthodontist: A prosthodontist is a dentist with advanced training in esthetic restorations and replacement of teeth. A prosthodontist is the architect that guides the treatment plan to restore optimum function and appearance to your smile.
Reasons to visit a prosthodontist?: You may want to visit a prosthodontist if you are missing one or more teeth, you are interested in dental implants; you have problems with your existing dentures or removable partial dentures; or you want to improve the esthetics of your smile.
A Prosthodontist is the architect who guides the dental treatment plan. A prosthodontist guides general dentists, specialists and other health professionals to develop solutions to dental and oral health problems.
Periodontics is a 3 year dental specialty program recognized by the American Dental Association, or ADA. Periodontics is concern with the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases that affect the gums and supporting structures of the teeth. Dentist who specialize in periodontics are referred to as periodontists. Besides treating and preventing gum diseases, periodontists also place dental implants and take care of their long-term maintenance.
Endodontics is the branch of dentistry which is concerned with the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the tooth pulp (nerve), root and periapical tissues. The specialist in Endodontics is referred to as endodontist. Endodontists are the experts in root canal treatments and other procedures involving the pulp.